Exclusive: Netflix To Announce These Films & Shows Today

Shravan Shah , 16 Jul 2020
Abhishek Bachchan, Prajakta Koli, Rohit Sara and Jhanvi Kapoor
Abhishek Bachchan, Prajakta Koli, Rohit Sara and Janhvi Kapoor

Since last evening, one hashtag that has been trending all over social media is #ComeOnNetflix. Right from Rajkummar Rao, Bhumi Pednekar, Jhanvi Kapoor to Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Kajol and Radhika Apte, everyone put out a video, waiting to announce the news, which has got their fans really excited. In fact, even Youtuber Prajakta Koli put out a video with the #ComeOnNetflix hashtag, increasing the curiosity among her fans.

If you have been wondering the same, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Netflix India will be announcing 17 new shows and films in total today and here’s an exclusive list for you. From thrillers to romantic comedies to lighthearted dramas, this unparalleled and diverse collection of entertaining stories will launch on Netflix in the coming months.

The six new additions to Netflix films include — multi-starrer Ludo, a unique comedy-drama about four people whose lives collide with each other featuring Abhishek A. Bachchan,  Rajkummar, Aditya Roy Kapur, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra, Pankaj Tripathi and Pearle Maaney; Torbaazan emotional story of transformation starring Sanjay Dutt; crime thriller Raat Akeli Hai featuring Radhika, Nawazuddin, Aditya Srivastava, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Khalid Tyabji, Shivani Raghuvanshi, Nishant Dahiya and Shweta Tripathi; Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare, a stirring drama about two cousins and their quest for freedom starring Konkona Sensharma and Bhumi; romantic comedy Ginny Weds Sunny featuring Yami Gautam, Vikrant Massey and award-winning animated romance film Bombay Rose, the first Indian animation film ever selected to open Venice Critics’ Week

Fatima Sana Shaikh and Rajkummar Rao In Ludo
Fatima Sana Shaikh and Rajkummar Rao In Ludo

These distinctive and captivating stories join the upcoming slate of Netflix films which include the inspiring true story of Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl starring Janhvi, Pankaj Tripathi, Angad Bedi, Vineet Kumar, Manav Vij and Ayesha Raza Mishra; a dysfunctional family drama Tribhanga – Tedhi Medhi Crazy featuring Kajol, Tanvi Azmi and Mithila Palkar; a horror story set in a village in Punjab Kaali Khuhi featuring Shabana Azmi, Satyadeep Mishra, Sanjeeda Sheikh and Riva AroraSerious Mena witty drama based on Manu Joseph’s novel starring Nawazuddin, Nassar, Shweta Basu Prasad; an intense police drama Class Of ’83 featuring Bobby Deol, Bhupendra Jadawat, Hitesh Bhojraj and Annup Sonii and a uniquely entertaining dark comedy AK vs AK starring Anil Kapoor and Anurag Kashyap.

Prajakta Koli and Rohit Saraf In Mismatched
Prajakta Koli and Rohit Saraf In Mismatched

The two new exciting series are Mismatcheda young adult romance starring Prajakta and Rohit Saraf based on Sandhya Menon’s book ‘When Dimple Met Rishi’ and A Suitable Boybased on the critically acclaimed book by Vikram Seth starring Ishaan Khatter, Tabu,  Tanya Maniktala, Rasika Dugal, Shahana Goswami and Ram Kapoor, which will be available on Netflix globally except in the United States and Canada. They join the lineup of upcoming series including the delightful Masaba Masaba starring Masaba Gupta and Neena Gupta as themselves with Neil Bhoopalam; Bombay Begumsa contemporary drama featuring Pooja Bhatt, Amruta Subhash, Shahana Goswami, Plabita Borthakur and Aadhya Anand and a fun dramedy Bhaag Beanie Bhaag earlier titled Messy, starring Swara Bhasker, Ravi Patel, Dolly Singh and Varun Thakur.

We are looking forward to watching these already.

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